Hurriyat welcomes UN statement on ending hostility along LoC

Chairman of Hurriyat Conference, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq welcomed recent statement of UN General Secretary asking India and Pak to end hostility on LoC.

Srinagar: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, on Tuesday welcomed the recent statement of UN General Secretary asking India and Pakistan to end hostility on the LoC and called for efforts to encourage normalisation of relations between the two countries and resolution of the Kashmir-issue.

"Both Prime Ministers should be encouraged to meet on the sidelines of UN summit to take steps in normalising relations and solving the (Kashmir) dispute," Mirwaiz said while addressing a seminar at Hurriyat headquarters here.

The Hurriyat`s hardline faction meanwhile, accused the Centre of not being serious on resolving the vexed Kashmir-issue and also sought UN intervention in addressing the long standing problem for peace in the region.